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Feb 15, 2013 8:00pm EST
, congress directed the federal agencies including the faa and nasa collaborating in accelerating the integration of uas into the national air space. the faa modernization and reform act of 2012 contains provisions designed to promote and facilitate the use of civilian unmanned aircraft. we, on the subcommittee, know that you've been working hard and have made progress towards meeting the prescribed objectives, but we also know that there are many unresolved issues, both technologically and regulatorily. again, i go to the goal today to have the research to overcome technology issues and mitigate risk involved with uas integration into the national air space system. we're particularly interested in hearing about any advances towards eliminating as a as a vulnerabilities. the agreements on technological standards and the "washington post" reported nine american uas crashes occurred near civilian airports overseas as a result of pilot ere -- error. there's poor coordination with air traffic controllers. in august 2010, the "new york times" reported that a navy uas violated air space
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm EST
in the integration. last year congress directed the federal agent fees, including the faa and nasa collaborated in accelerating integration into the national airspace. the faa modernization and reform act of 2012 can tames provision designed to promote and facilitate use of civilian unmanned aircraft. we have a subcommittee know you've been working hard and it made progress towards meeting the prescribed object days, but we also know there are many unresolved issues, both technologically and regulatory lead. again, our goal today is to better understand the research underway to overcome technological issues and mitigate risk involved with uas integration into the national airspace system. we are particularly interested in hearing about any advances towards eliminating vulnerabilities in command and control communications. new capabilities in and agreements on technological standards. the "washington post" recently reported that he sent american crashes occurred near civilian airports overseas as a result of pilot error. mechanical failure, poor coordination of air traffic controllers. in august
CSPAN
Feb 18, 2013 2:00pm EST
. this most impossibly complex thing on earth, this thing that was used only by nasa and the irs and ibm. is used by all of us because nobody said to complicated for consumers. somebody said i know how to make a living, i'm going to figure out how to make it smaller and smaller. rand released a study this month that said that the $81 billion in savings we were going to get by making an investment in health i.t. produced no savings. too bad because the government put a $25 billion of the $40 billion investment in i.t. why? why did a $40 billion investment giving everybody a box and software not produced any savings? if you been to a hospital or doctor you can see it in front of you, right? i mentioned i took my son for an appendectomy last month. we walked in to see the surgeon. we had to fill out a seven page for but he had a ruptured appendix, so fortunately i filled out the form for him. i don't know what he would've done if he was an adult. the surgeon said almost certainly a wretched appendix. let's get a quick scan to confirm. we went to the same hospital, four floors down, to get t
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 6:00am EST
. officials from the faa and nasa are expected to testify. live coverage 10 a.m. eastern on our companion network c-span3. >> thursday at a senate banking hearing committee on dodd-frank financial regulations senator elizabeth warren of massachusetts, thomas curry, about prosecuting big banks when they break the law. here's a portion of the event. >> thank you very much, mr. chairman. thank you, ranking member. it's good to be here. thank you all for editing. i sat what he said. it's harder than look so i appreciate your being you. i want to ask a question about supervising banks when they break the law. including the mortgage foreclosure of others as well. we all understand why settlements are important, that trials are expensive and we can't dedicate huge resources to them. but we also understand that it's a party is unwilling to go to trial, either because it's too timid are because they lack resources, that the consequence is that a lot less leverage in all the settlements that occur. now, i know there's been some landmark settlements but we face a very special issues with big financi
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
as well. for example faa's operation of the national airspace system, nasa's space exploration program are necessary new satellite -- but these are weather satellite programs -- they range well beyond national security. the diverse group of leaders here with us today are going to attesting to this. regarding the overall economy, about six months ago we released a study conducted by doc or stephen bulic of george mason university. the study's methodology is sound and its conclusions are grim. the study says sequestration if it goes forward will put 2.1 million -- 2.1 million u.s. jobs at risk. these are defense and non-defense related jobs and they include nearly 1 million small businesses. it will cause the unemployment rate to rise by 1.5% and reduce expected gdp growth by $215 billion. 215 billion. the latest congressional budget office forecast cbo reinforces dr. bullet's -- that will undermine u.s. economic growth. so, today we are re-releasing the study and his analysis of the potential economic impact of sequestration across the nation. let it be noted, no one can say that they w
CSPAN
Feb 13, 2013 12:00pm EST
as a test pilot for another three decades. occasionally flying for the air force and nasa ras a consultant. in 1997 on the 50th anniversary of the his historic flight breaking the sound barrier, he flew past mach i again. it was his last official flight with the air force. but of course nothing stops chuck yeager. so last october on the 65th anniversary of breaking the sound barrier, he did it again in another aircraft at the age of 89. whenever he's asked about all of his exploits, chuck says he was just doing his job, and that all he is he owes to the air force. he's never, ever wavered from that. in his awl auto biography he wrote, "my beginnings back in west virginia tell who i am to this day. my accomplishments aes a pilot tell more about luck, happe happenstance and a persones destiny. but the guy who broke the sound barrier was the kid to swam the mud river with a swiped watermelon or shot the head off a squirrel before school." tom wolfe believed chuck yeager to be the most rightous of all possessors of the right stuff. the right stuff wolfe himself struggled to explain what he mea
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 8:30am EST
are affected as well. for example, faa's operation of the national aerospace system, nasa's space exploration program, and no was work on necessary new satellite, weather satellite program. these are sequestration's negative impacts and they raise will be on national security. the diverse group of leaders with us today are going to be a testing to this. we are going passionate about six month ago we released a study conducted by doctor stephen forte of george mason university. the study's methodology has found and in its conclusions are grim. the study says that sequestration if it goes forward will put 2.1 million jobs at risk. these are defense and nondefense related jobs, and they include nearly 1 million small businesses. what caused the unemployment rate to rise by 1.5% and reduce expected gdp growth by $215 billion, 215 billion. the latest congressional budget office forecast, cbo, reinforces his conclusions that sequestration will significant undermine u.s. sustained growth. so, today, we are really releasing doctor for study and his analysis of these potential economic impacts of sequ
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 12:00pm EST
started to massage and perhaps is the best way that the nasa administrator scot to run the space program without the omb folks saying you do this, you do that pursuant to directives given in the act which senator rockefeller chairs the commerce committee. and i want to thank you for that because what you did, use move the debt out so that the senator kay bailey hutchison and i could bring unanimity and we got a better option for the space program three years ago that other wise was in turmoil and that is in her no small measure to what you did. i want the folks to know that what you did and how much the center appreciates it. i want to ask you a -- we have all of this international finance stirring and a lot of it is going to run under. to give me your thoughts on that. >> senator, the international financial situation is one that we do have to watch very closely. as much as we try to do our own business we can't separate ourselves from the world entirely. we can make sure that our financial institutions are sound and that we run our policy is appropriately. europe is our largest export
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